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    [SOLVED] Re: I can't log in after upgrading ubuntu to 12.10

    What exactly happens when you follow the directions from: http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/resetpassword
    Can you post the output from all of the commands that are given in that tutorial???
    The...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: software centre will not launch, no error message

    Is there a question here???
    Please tell us what you are trying to do, what the problem is, and what errors you get.
    Just posting the terminal output without telling us what the problem is is not...
  3. Thread: update errors

    by tommcd
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    [ubuntu] Re: update errors

    It seems that this is a known bug that has been reported to Launchpad. See these pages for the fix:
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/1010212...
  4. [xubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Software Center Not Working Properly

    Please only start one thread for each problem:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2044344
    This is so that everyone who tries to help you is literally on the same page.
    You will not get more...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Software Center Not Working Properly

    Are you able to install software from the terminal using apt-get?
    Can you post the output (in CODE tags #) of:


    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install my-app

    where my-app is the program...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Xorg segfaulting...

    Crashes of the X server would be listed in /var/log/Xorg.0.log.
    Errors in the Xorg.0.log start with EE.
    A quick way to check for errors in the Xorg.0.log is to run the command:
    ...
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    Re: Error on updating system

    Your output of aptitude search flash indicates that you have no flash installed from the Ubuntu repos.

    You should have flash copied to ~/.mozilla/firefox/plugins if you followed my instructions...
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    Re: Error on updating system

    As I said in my last post, you must remove all flash packages that you have installed from any repositories. This will remove any conflicts between flash from the Ubuntu repos and flash in your...
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    Re: Error on updating system

    I did this and the error message started showing up again. And, flash still doesnt work.[/QUOTE]
    How did you install the flashplugin-installer package? The best way is to install it from the Ubuntu...
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    Re: Error on updating system

    Your sources.list looks to be pristine and is free of any third party repos.
    Are you still getting the same error you posted in your first post???
    If so, try reomving the offending packages that...
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    Re: Error on updating system

    This by itself will not add any third party repos. The flash aid is just a FF addon.

    Post the contents of your /etc/apt/sources.list file as well as any files in the /etc/apt/sources.d/ directory....
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    Re: Error on updating system

    How did you install flash aid?
    If you used any third party repos, including those unsupported PPA repos, I would remove those.

    I use Lubuntu 12.04 with Firefox 13 and the flashplugin-installer,...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: UNATTENDED: Why does a upgrade fail if you lose internet for 30 seconds?

    Do yourself a favor and always do clean installs of Ubuntu. Never do dist-upgrades.
    These forums are just full of a myriad of problems from people who do dist-upgrades and somehow manage to screw...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: How to install Kubuntu as dual boot with Ubuntu 10.o4

    How did you install Kubuntu? When it came to the part of the Kubuntu install where you install the grub boot loader what specifically did you do with grub?

    Depending on where you installed...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: How to install Kubuntu as dual boot with Ubuntu 10.o4

    If you would simply like the option to login to Ubuntu with Gnome/Unity, or to login to KDE when you boot the computer, then you can add KDE to your Ubuntu install. Just install the kubuntu-desktop...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04 fails due to unofficial packages

    It always amazes me just how many people will add a boatload of these unsupported PPA repos to their sources; and then they somehow expect the Ubuntu upgrade manager to seamlessly make sense of it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 Won't Boot From Live CD or USB

    Just to be sure we are on the same page here, do you mean that you checked the md5sum of the CD that you burned, as is discussed here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM
    You can also run...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 UPGRADE ... Automatic or Fresh ... TIPS

    If your home directory is on a separate partition then all of your data is safe if you do a clean install of Ubuntu. I have used every single version of Ubuntu since the inaugural 4.10. I always do...
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    [gnome] Re: Help installing a theme

    In order to help us solve your problem, perhaps you could post a link to the theme you want to install. Also post a link to the installation instructions for this theme if you can.
    Activating the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How many partitions do I have to create ?

    To evroniano,

    If you only want Ubuntu as the only OS on your computer, you should ideally create 3 partitions:

    1. A root partition of about 20GB. This is where the Ubuntu OS will live.

    2. A...
  21. Thread: Kernel Updating

    by tommcd
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kernel Updating

    The brand new Ubuntu 11.10 uses the new 3.0 kernel: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/OneiricOcelot/ReleaseNotes#Linux_3.0_Kernel
    So if you need or want the newest kernel I would just do a clean install of...
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    [SOLVED] Re: lucid install from disc failed

    To give us your hardware specs, boot up the Ubuntu live CD, open a terminal, and run this command:

    lspci -k
    This will tell us your hardware (lspci) and the kernel module ( -k) in use for each...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu Dual Boot with Windows 7

    I you are only creating 2 partitions, then one needs to be root. The other can be swap.
    So just install Ubuntu again. Let the installer create root and swap partitions. The installer should...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Creating a Multiboot

    Here are detailed tutorials for dual booting Windows7 with Ubuntu: http://members.iinet.net.au/~herman546/
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    [xubuntu] Re: Ubuntu 11.04 boots only with acpi=off

    2F4U said what I wanted to say about your hardware.

    As for being a "specialist", I have absolutely no technical background at all. In fact, I purchased my first computer 9 years ago when I was 42...
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